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The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 31, 2020

5th Tuesday

11:05 PM (Monday): Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous (fill-in for Sean Corvino)

2 AM: Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

Join Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse for a special episode of “First Voices Radio,” drawn from our show’s immense 28 year-old archive. This show, from 2005, includes 50 minutes of monologue from our Host sharing his thoughts and musing about the notion of “Peace with Earth” that he continues to talk about with us every week. There is a gap between the logic, philosophy, spirituality and the quantum physics thinking of Indigenous peoples and the thought processes of non-Natives and Tiokasin strives — as he has done during all of the years that he has been on the radio — to convey thoughts from the Lakota language into a very linear English version. On the East Coast, where this original broadcast took place, “Nature is taken for granted because of so called civilization. Basically everyone thinks they have a right to the land — sucking off the land without ever thinking about giving back or taking care of what’s already here,” says Tiokasin. “All the people who have come to Turtle Island have come to find one thing and that is “Peace.” But it takes a lot of intelligence to live ‘with’ — not ‘on’ — Earth.”

1 PM: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli (fill-in for Lisa Sahulka)

Presenting the 50th Anniversary Celebration of Miles Davis’s Bitches Brew.

4 PM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo (fill-in for Jazz It Up: Oscar Gonzalez Barreto)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 30, 2020

5th Monday

12 AM: Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM: Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Rock Therapy: Rob Silber (fill-in for One Step Ahead of the Blues: Mark Mushin)

9 AM: My Other Music (MOM): Joseph Celli (fill-in for Johnny Be Good: John Corvino)

10:30 AM: Soundprint:Asia: Joseph Celli (fill-in for Johnny Be Good: John Corvino)

12 Noon: Recycling – What’s In, What’s Out (fill-in for The Westport Library: Open Book: Jennifer Bangser)

Pete Stewart interviewed Sherill Baldwin, an analyst with CT DEEP about post-consumer recycling. If you know little about recycling, this will get you up to speed. If you’re a recycling nerd, likely you’ll learn something new!

1 PM: The Jazz Sound: Rick Petrone

4 PM: Pete Stewart

4:55 PMThe GaiaGram

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  • Richard Eskow, Senior Advisor for Health and Economic Justice with the group Social Security Works and host of The Zero Hour on Free Speech TV, examines the $2 trillion Congressional stimulus legislation — the good, bad and the ugly for working families, as well as the long term consequences of allocating $500 billion to a Treasury Dept. corporate welfare fund.
  • Rev. Jim Wallis a writer, teacher, preacher, justice advocate and founder, President, and Editor-In-Chief of Sojourners magazine. Rev. Wallis is author of 12 books, including “American’s Original Sin” and “God’s Politics,” — his newest book is titled, “Christ in Crisis?: Why We Need to Reclaim Jesus.” He’ll discuss his recent article, “Loving Your Neighbor in a Time of Coronavirus,” and take a critical look at calls by some political and religious leaders to re-open the country, sacrificing older Americans in order to
    preserve the economy and corporate profits.
  • Dr. Garrett Adams, Past President of Physicians for National Health Program; Associate Professor of Pediatrics, emeritus, Former Chief Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Louisville School of Medicine and founder of the Beersheba Springs, Tennessee Medical Clinic shares his views on the federal and state response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as how in the short and long term we can strengthen our national public health system — and how we can ensure access to quality affordable health care to the nation’s poor in both normal times, and times of national crisis.
  • Ann Pratt, Director of Organizing with the Connecticut Citizen Action Group assesses Connecticut’s response to the Coronavirus thus far, and current legislative initiatives CCAG is supporting, including The CT Plan (SB 346), A public option health insurance plan and a CT Green New Deal.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

We talk with Irish writer Sinéad Gleeson about her award-winning collection of essays, Constellations. Then Therese Anne Fowler tells us about her terrific new novel, A Good Neighborhood.

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous (fill-in for Sean Corvino)

2 AM (Tuesday): Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, March 29, 2020

5th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Emily Herberich (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: Living Room Listening Session: Rob Peck

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Soul on Ice: Doc Hardy (fill-in for Solidarity and What’s Your Point?: Garnett Ankle)

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Edwin o Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

Ralph talks drugs with two experts, first Katherine Eban about how we can expect the coronavirus pandemic to affect the supply chain for every drug we import. And Jamie Love about how the government needs to keep pharmaceutical companies from gouging American taxpayers in a crisis, especially when the research and development of the drugs was done with taxpayer money. Plus, Ralph answers a question from a listener trapped in the credit economy.

7 PM: Blues For…: Colette Rossignol (fill-in for Antique Blues: Bill Nolan)

10 PM: Railroad Dave Radio: David Schwartz

12 AM (Monday): Paralelo Zero-Radio Brazil: K C Vaz

2 AM (Monday): Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, March 28, 2020

4th Saturday

10:05 PM (Friday): Bob Chamenko

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: The Rod Ross Show: Rod Ross

9 AM: Seeking Wellness : Our Bodies Explained: Jennifer C. Pierre, ND, MPH

10 AM: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros

11 AM: Live Culture: Martha Lewis – ideas in and around contemporary art

12 PM: What A Story: Ina Chadwick

1 PM: Annette Szczesiul

4 PM: Lou Pomales (fill-in for Icon In The Domain)

7 PM: The A List: ‘Prime Time’ w/Sam Hopkins & Vinny

10 PM: Emily Herberich (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): Living Room Listening Session: Rob Peck

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, March 27, 2020

4th Friday

11:05 PM (Thursday): Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM: Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Zanj Radio: Maud Joseph

12 Noon: Cosmic Perspective: Andy Poniros (fill-in for State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson)

1 PM: Music My Mother Wouldn’t Like: Bruce Swan

4 PM: Noah Cooper (fill-in for Chris Frantz: The Talking Head)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

#MeToo and Corona: System is Key – This program focuses on how the capitalist economic system plays crucial roles in the #MeToo examples of Weinstein and Cosby and also in the failed response to the Corona virus crisis. The organization of capitalist enterprises – power and wealth concentrated at the top in a tiny minority – invites and enables sexual harassment and abuse by people positioned like Weinstein and Cosby. A profit-driven medical-industrial complex did not invest in preparing for the virus and a profit-subservient government failed to mobilize private and public resources to test for, contain, and overcome the disease.

8 PM: Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport

10 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

10:05 PM: Bob Chamenko

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

The Broadcast Schedule for Thursday, March 26, 2020

4th Thursday of the month

11:05 PM (Wednesday): Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM: Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Cliff Furnald

10 AM: The Flux Capacitor: Martha Willette Lewis

12 Noon: Home Page Radio: Duo Dickinson

1 PM: All Mixed Up: Peter Bochan (fill-in for Chateau Batteau: Robin Batteau)

4 PM: The Quest: Terry Hopper (fill-in for The Kitchen Sink: Catherine Conroy)

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Between The Lines

8 PM: Blues For…: Colette Rossignol

11 PM: WPKN Local News for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Mark Muller’s New Music Network

2 AM (Friday): Almost Perfect Isolation: Art Venable

The Broadcast Schedule for Wednesday, March 25, 2020

4th Wednesday of the month

11:05 PM (Tuesday): Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM: Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Ebong Udoma

9 AM: Mirror Ya Vibes: I Messiah

12 Noon: GM Open Mic: General Manager Steve di Costanzo (fill-in for The LGBTQ Community Show: Andrew S. Ross and Bonna Sue Burtt)

1 PM: Music, Sacred, and Profane: Nick Jacobs

4 PM: Harry Minot

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: East End Ink

An Emily Dickenson mini-marathon recorded at Canios Books, Sag Harbor. East End Ink is heard on the 4th and occasional 5th Wednesday each month. East End Ink is archived at eastendink.blogspot.com. Podcasts are at soundcloud.com/wpkn895/sets/east-end-ink-on-wpkn

8 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Lounge Sounds: Eddie G.

2 AM (Thursday): Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous

The Broadcast Schedule for Tuesday, March 24, 2020

4th Tuesday

11:05 PM (Monday): Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM: Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Radio Base Camp: Steve di Costanzo

9 AM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

11:55 AM: The WPKN White Rose Political Calendar

12 Noon: First Voices Radio: Tiokasin Ghosthorse

Join Host Tiokasin Ghosthorse for a special repeat edition of “First Voices Radio.” Filmmaker Anthony DellaFlora moderates captures a meeting of minds and the beginning of the ongoing dialogue in “The Language of Spirituality.” Participants in the dialogues, include Fred Alan Wolf (“What the Bleep Do We Know?”), Bohm colleague F. David Peat and Blackfoot scholar Leroy Little Bear.

Anthony DellaFlora is the Producer of “The Language of Spirituality,” a documentary film about the intersection of spirituality, modern science and language. Inspired by a series of dialogues between western physicists, Native scholars and elders and linguists, the documentary begins by exploring how language and worldview influence each other. More information about this timeless film can be found at www.thelanguageofspirituality.com.

“This is the first time in the post-colonial era where Indigenous ways of knowing and leading edge science meet on truly equal footing,” says Tiokasin.

1 PM: Lisa Sahulka

4 PM: Radio Something: Valerie Richardson

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: This Way Out: The International LGBT Radio Magazine

8 PM: Jim Motavalli

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Radio Free Arcadia: Tom Poplawski

2 AM (Wednesday): Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous

The Broadcast Schedule for Monday, March 23, 2020

10 PM (Sunday): Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM (Monday): Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

6 AM: Alternative Radio: David Barsamian

7 AM: Celebrating Aretha: Rob Silber

9 AM: Celebrating Aretha: Joseph Celli

12 Noon: Band Central Radio: Rob Fried & Andy Kadison

1 PM: Celebrating Aretha: Steve di Costanzo

4 PM: Celebrating Aretha: Kevin Gallagher

5 PM: Digging In The Dirt

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: CounterSpin: weekly news magazine from Fairness And Accuracy In Reporting

8 PM: Counterpoint: Scott Harris

Featured Guests:

  • Wendell Potter former health insurance public relations executive, author and founder of the investigative news website, Tarbell. He’ll discuss his recent article, “Coronavirus Pandemic Reveals Just How Devastating the Greed of For-Profit Insurance Industry Has Become,” and other issues related to the current crisis in our healthcare system and the coronavirus.
  • Doug Henwood, a contributing editor at The Nation magazine, author of “Wall Street: How it Works and for Whom,” “After The New Economy,” and “My Turn: Hillary Clinton Targets the Presidency,” and host of the weekly radio program, “Behind the News.” The former editor and publisher of Left Business Observer, discusses the economic meltdown and your views on the scope of the government’s emergency response, i.e. corporate bailouts, stimulus packages and expansion of unemployment, Medicaid and food stamp benefits.
  • Norman Solomon, journalist, media critic, author, activist and co-founder and national coordinator of RootsAction.org, a Bernie Sanders delegate from California to the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Norman, author of a dozen books including, “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death,” discusses his recent article, “What the Coronavirus Emergency Has to Do with Biden vs. Sanders,” and the urgent need to continue to build a resilient progressive movement to push for change after November.
  • Stanley Heller, administrator with the New Haven-based group Promoting Enduring Peace, host of the cable TV news show “The Struggle,” executive director of the Middle East Crisis Committee, and author of the “Uprising We Need, published in 2017. Stanley talks about his new book, “Zionist Betrayal of Jews: from Herzl to Netanyahu,” and the latest news from Israel, Palestine and the Middle East.

10 PM: Writer’s Voice: Francesca Rheannon

Unless something very unexpected happens, it looks like Joe Biden is going to be the Democratic Party nominee for president. But can he beat Trump? And even if he does, will that really end Trumpism? We talk with Branko Marcetic about his just released book about Joe Biden, Yesterdays Man: The Case Against Joe Biden. Then we air an interview from last year and posted to the Writers Voice website with Wendell Potter about the full court press against Medicare For All by industry and the politicians it funds.

11 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

11:05 PM: Real Music, Real Talk: Michael Dunham

2 AM (Tuesday): Floored Radio: Xavior Varien

The Broadcast Schedule for Sunday, March 22, 2020

4th Sunday

10 PM (Saturday): Soul On Ice: Doc Hardy (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM: The A List: Vinny

5 AM: Vision Communautaire: Maud Joseph and Bertho Joseph

7 AM: Integrative Wellness: Maud Joseph and Dr. Z.

10 AM: Morning Maniac Music: David Golden

1 PM: Sunday Brunch Concert

The Quarantine Performances: musicians playing in socially distant settings. Today’s show includes Lys Gillorn, Robert C. Fullerton, Ellynne Rey, Brian Theoret, and Mark Diomede.

2 PM: La Esquina Latina: Luis

5 PM: Between The Lines – the week’s under-reported news stories and analysis. Produced by Scott Harris

5:30 PM: Mic Check: weekly community discussion program.

6 PM: Ralph Nader Radio Hour: Ralph Nader with David Feldman and Steve Skrovan

7 PM: Cool Blues And Rare Records Show: Al Bell (fill-in for Antique Blues: Bill and Joan Nolan) — “Due to the positive response to the soul/funk program I had Thursday afternoon I will extend the party Sunday night!”

10 PM: Radio Nothing: Rod Richardson

2 AM (Monday): Ghost In The Machine: Audiophile Anonymous (fill-in for The A List: Sam Hopkins)

The Broadcast Schedule for Saturday, March 21, 2020

3rd Saturday

10:05 PM (Friday): The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Love and Communication: Michelle Morgan)

2 AM: Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky

6 AM: ReHumanize Yourself Radio: Herman Olivera (fill-in for The Carousel: Dave Z.)

9 AM: The Car Bob Show: Bob Costanzo, Doug Echols and the Car Bob Crew

11 AM: ¡Barricada!: John Lugo

1 PM: Soul On Ice: Doc Hardy (fill-in for Dancing Barefoot: Deb Guhl)

4 PM: Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Shut Up & Listen: Mystery Girl)

7 PM: Esoterica Et Cetera: Jeff Day

10 PM: Soul On Ice: Doc Hardy (fill-in for Mikki’s Room)

2 AM (Sunday): The A List: Vinny

The Broadcast Schedule for Friday, March 20, 2020

3rd Friday

11:05 PM (Thursday): Snap Crackle, POP!: Alec Cumming (fill-in for Another Girl, Another Planet: Simon Hunter)

2 AM: Binwanka

6 AM: Democracy Now! Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez

7 AM: Soul & Funk: Del ‘In Transition’

9 AM: Soul & Funk: Pete Stewart

12 Noon: State of the Arts: Richard Pheneger & Peggy Nelson

1 PM: Soul & Funk: Martha WIllette Lewis

4 PM: Soul & Funk: Eric Cocks

6:55 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

7 PM: WPKN Evening Report: National and International News

7:30 PM: Economic Update with Dr. Richard Wolff

Comedy and Tragedy of Capitalism – Updates on capitalism’s failures exposed by the Coronavirus; Sanders and the re-entry of socialism into U.S. politics; U.S. social mobility goes down; and Macron evades democracy to try to force pension cuts (alias “reform”) onto French people. Interview Lee Camp on his comedy and his critique of capitalism.

8 PM: JMS Jams: Justin Shay (fill-in for Ray Terlaga: music, Skies of Bridgeport)

10 PM: WPKN Local News: for Connecticut and Long Island

10:05 PM: The Techno Takeover: Tyler Wenning (fill-in for Love and Communication: Michelle Morgan)

2 AM (Saturday): Off-Beat!: Rich Kaminsky